Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
york and new jersey. maybe not getting to the polls. >> i think i gave president obama 313. i have been going back and forth between 303 and 313. i'm still worried about some clearly. north carolina. the other thing in order for mitt romney to win, he has to have a large turnout on tuesday and 6 out of 10 voting to spot him just to overcome the huge numbers that president obama has wracked up. i believe that president obama will eke it out bare ly. >> it's going be a tight race. very quickly 20shgs seconds left. anybody see republicans taking control of the senate. >> no. >> i think they pick up two seats or one depending on how the caucus is. >> the 26th presidential race starts wednesday. >>> for all of you at home go to abcnews.com/thisweek to submit your predictions. >>> and now, we honor our fellow americans who serve and sacrifice. this week the pentagon released the names of twoselves members killed in afghanistan. >>> and we'll be right back with a look ahead to "this week." [ male announcer ] you're not the type of person who sets goals and only hopes to achieve them. so y
Oct 28, 2012 10:00am EDT
stephanie cutter for president obama. >>> stephanie, let me begin with you with that poll out of ohio. romney coming on strong. it looks a real threat to your firewall? >> well, george, that's one poll. there have been several polls out there. we feel pretty good where we are. we're beating romney 3 to 1 in the early vote. our people are turning out and they're turning out in very high numbers. we feel good about ohio. we think we're going to win it. >> let's dig into that abc news/"washington post" poll, stephanie, it shows romney making headway on the economy. who's offering a clear plan. back in july, obama had a 16-point lead on that measure. today, it's tied. we know that president obama is focusing on that now. did you wait too long? >> absolutely not. i mean, you know, it's interesting that you're pointing out your national tracker poll but in the virginia poll that you just cited we are beating mitt romney in terms of who do you trust to get the economy going? in terms of the president's plans, we're happy to talk about them. the president laid them out at the convention.
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vote. carville has a rule, incumbents get the last poll. ohio, obama would lose 51%, 49%. you go around the country. lots of states obama is at 48%, 49% and james carville always said, you never get if you're the incumbent, you never get a break. >> let's look at the closing arguments from president obama. he was in new hampshire yesterday taking aim at romney's record in massachusetts. >> once he took office, he pushed through a tax cut that overwhelming benefited 278 of the wealthiest families in the state, and then he raised taxes and fees on middle-class families. to the tune of $750 million. does that sound familiar to you? >> his argument of course exactly what governor romney is going to do if he's president. >> wait a second, the fact is barack obama would trade job creation of romney as governor in a hartley beat. he would trade of massachusetts under romney in a heartbeat. romney worked with a democratic legislation la sure. you look at romney's record, it looks obama's presidency pretty thin. the longest period of high unemployment in america history since the great depressio